September 23, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2013


The Department of State’s Office of Press Relations for the 68th United Nations General Assembly will be at the Waldorf Astoria Suite 24M and can be reached at 646-264-6506 beginning Sunday afternoon. To access Waldorf Astoria Suite 24M, members of the press should present press credentials.

Briefings to the press will be held in the 24M Press Office Suite throughout the week.

For more information about media access to events at the United Nations, please call the UN Office of Media Accreditation (212) 963-6934.

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

8:15 a.m.
Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(POOL CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

9:30
a.m. Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(POOL CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

11:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry participates in a high level meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on disability and development, at the United Nations in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

11:45 a.m. Secretary Kerry participates in a meeting of the Pacific Alliance Foreign Ministers, at the United Nations in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

1:10 p.m.
Secretary Kerry participates in a meeting of the Equal Futures Partnership, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set for all press 12:10 p.m. from Suite 24M of the Waldorf Astoria.

PM Secretary Kerry attends meetings with President Obama surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

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DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

1:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

PM Deputy Secretary Burns attends events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah attends events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

5:00 p.m. Administrator Shah participates in the event "Investing in Africa and Beyond" with former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair, Bill Gates, Nigerian Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon, at JPMorgan Chase in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN


Under Secretary Sherman attends events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

8:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton delivers remarks on fragile states to the World Vision Board of Directors, at the Marriot Courtyard in Washington, DC.

PM Assistant Secretary Barton attends events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

Assistant Secretary Blake attends events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake participates in the Istanbul Process “Heart of Asia” meeting, at the Intercontinental, in New York City.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS DOUG FRANTZ

Assistant Secretary Frantz attends events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

11:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in Secretary Kerry’s meeting of the Pacific Alliance Foreign Ministers, at the United Nations in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Spanish Secretary of State for Latin America Jesus Gracia, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES


Assistant Secretary Jones attends events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones attends the Ocean Elders Awards Dinner, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND


Assistant Secretary Nuland attends events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS DEAN PITTMAN

Acting Assistant Secretary Pittman attends events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR UZRA ZEYA

Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya attends events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS DREW O’BRIEN

Special Representative O’Brien is on travel to New York City, to attend the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

10:45 a.m.
Special Representative O’Brien participates in a panel discussion as part of the 2013 China Foundation for Global Partnership Annual Conference, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES CATHERINE RUSSELL


Ambassador Russell attends events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

1:10 p.m. Ambassador Russell participates in a meeting of the Equal Futures Partnership with Secretary Kerry, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

3:30 p.m. Ambassador Russell participates in the Clinton Global Initiative Girls and Women Strategy Session, at the Sheraton Hotel in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:15 p.m.
Ambassador Russell meets with Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:30 p.m.
Ambassador Russell delivers remarks at a Clinton Global Initiative panel titled “A Roadmap for Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment,” at the Hearst Tower in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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